Definition of neurosurgeon in English:

neurosurgeon

noun

  • A surgeon specializing in surgery on the nervous system, especially the brain and spinal cord.

    ‘one of the most respected neurosurgeons in North America’
    • ‘When I went to my neurosurgeon, he couldn't believe how good my balance was.’
    • ‘I'll be speaking with the chief neurosurgeon on the case.’
    • ‘He was eventually put in touch with Liverpool consultant neurosurgeon Paul May.’
    • ‘Do ask your neurologist to refer you to a neurosurgeon to evaluate your mother to consider this option.’
    • ‘He is well-recognised internationally for his work as a neurosurgeon.’
    • ‘He is a pediatric neurosurgeon.’
    • ‘The tumour was excised from her brain by a neurosurgeon at Hershey Medical Center.’
    • ‘The orthopedist said I should consult a neurosurgeon.’
    • ‘This helps the neurosurgeon locate and remove the areas of your brain that cause seizures.’
    • ‘She was one of the best neurosurgeons in the country.’
    • ‘He commenced practice as a medical practitioner in 1980 and as a neurosurgeon in 1987.’

Pronunciation

neurosurgeon

/ˌnjʊərəʊˈsəːdʒən/